Saturday, March 01, 2008

Reviewing Cost Estimates: From An Architect’s Perspective

On Tuesday, March 4 at noon, join AIA East Bay and O’Connor Construction Management, Inc. as they present Reviewing Cost Estimates: From An Architect’s Perspective.

This program will walk you through all aspects of a cost estimate. The handout and slides presented will enable the participant to analyze and breakdown various components of an estimate and clearly understand how to maximize the knowledge and value that a cost estimate can provide.

Learning Objectives: After completion of this course, participants will be able to understand:

􀂃 Typical estimate presentation of construction costs
􀂃 General conditions, design contingency and cost escalation "mark-ups"
􀂃 Estimate formats and their advantages and disadvantages
􀂃 Cost per square foot parameters
􀂃 How differing delivery methods affect cost
􀂃 Typical estimate exclusions

Method of Delivery: The presenter will walk the participants through the Powerpoint slides, while also referring to the handout given. It will be presented in a format that will initiate conversation, questions, and ideas throughout the session.

Time: Noon-1:30
Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland
Kellie Hewlett at 510/464-3600
Cost: None, this is a brown bag lunch. Drinks are provided.
This Forum open to all.
Please RSVP.

For more information: Kellie Hewlett, Program Coordinator, 510/464-3600

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